Michael Edwards






‘Kiss me Hardy’


‘Piss off Nelson, don’t be foolhardy’


Oh come on Hardy – right here on the deck’


‘I’m sorry - no Nelson!

but …………….. oh what the heck!

But mind ‘cos I’ve got full nautical dress on

which really I don’t want to get any blood on’


‘Okay then Hardy – your concern I respect

What do you say to Just a quick peck? ’




  • Author: Michael Edwards (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 17th, 2018 01:40
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • Goldfinch60

    In that battle where he fell
    He could not get up and yell
    So the words were then misheard
    Kismet Hardy was the word.

    Good fun write Michael. There is a theory that Nelson did in fact say "Kismet Hardy".

    • Michael Edwards

      If he did say Kismet then he lost out - cheers Andy.

    • orchidee

      Slap and tickle? Or not going that far? Was Hardy in a mood?! heehee. Good write M.

      • Michael Edwards

        He was just playing Hardy Orchi - he was a bit of a plank!

      • dusk arising

        Kiss your what?

      • 2 more comments

      • FineB

        Thank you Michael.

        What a refreshing and witty look at Lord Nelson's last moments.

        Super write.

        Keep writing

        • Michael Edwards

          Thanks FB - I often wonder if he ever did get that kiss.

        • myself and me

          Love the craft, turned out perfect. Enjoy the light writing.

          • Michael Edwards

            I just love light verse Milligan, Hegley, McGough et al - thanks m&m

          • FredPeyer

            Judging from this shorty, maybe you should write a whole history book! It would definitely get more kids to love history!

            • Michael Edwards

              Good idea Fred - Perhaps I should enlist Orchidee for some insights.

              • FredPeyer

                Not a bad idea since he was there!!! Question is, how much does he remember, all that sherry you know.........killing brain cells.....

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